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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 25, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MARKETS wheat.............. October wheat oiti............... WEATHER High Low 10 Forecalt: Cold; snow flurrHi VOLUME-VIM. LETHBfUDGE. ALBERTA, THURSDAY, MAIICH 25, 1915 NUMBER 88 Operators Conceded Two Year in Method of Arbitration- Local Strikes Banned Slight change in method of arbi- tration of disputes. Agreed on two-year contract, in- stead of founds'formerly. Provided dollar per day per man fine for pit-head strikee. Refused to 'increase the mini- mum wage from to ?3.30 per day. Above are the main points of change in the nun- asreeujent between coal op- erators and miners of .District. No. is, on ivJiieh' a referendum vote of the miners will be taken on Monday next. That the agreement us drafted in Calgary'will be adopted .unanimously liy tho men is generally conceded. If so, it 'will be tbe time since the organization of the district by the U- JI.W. o[ A. that an agreement has foeeu concluded with out-a strike- As intimated by the Herald at the time of tiio .Miners' convention here in the struggle at the Cal- gary conference was mainly centred about the method of arbitrating dis- putes. This remaint> as in the old agreement, for the eariy stages of ar- bitration .between the mine officials and the officers of.the mineifi' lociil in tho mine affected. If no-settlement JE afrived the dispute will now go to a commission of six men, instead of three as. Eornisrly. Under the old tbe second stage in tbe settlement of ;i dispute was Co refer New picture; of Major-General Bam StceJe. inspector-general of Canad- ian forces In west, "who wM com- mand Canada's second contingent. He was thrown from his horBR recently and will be in the hospital for ten days LEGISLATURE Integrity of Premier Sifton to be Accepts With Pleasure Von Buelow's Diplomacy Fails Austrian Troops Massed Bulgaria Rome, March The opinion is growing that Prince Von Buelow. the limiiaii ambassador, is now merely playing for time, realizing thai his cJTntis have Jailed. BULGARIA WILL 3E FIRST TO STRUCK London, March The diplomatic situation in the near uast is still a source of keen interest to observers London and the impression is growing among them that Bulgaria must take the lirst definite step bc- 'orc any other IJalkan state will en- ter the arena. AUSTIUANS FKVKRISHLV FOKTIFY AGAINST ITALY Komc, March Aboul half a million troops arc now massed in southern Tyrol and the Trent ino, where the so-called strategical organ- zation considered necessary for pre- caution, has for the past fortnight mm. Above ia the Drillsh prc-dreud- iiiiughl Irresistible, below the Ocean of the Canopus type, sunk in tlie Dar- danelles operations on .March IS. Though the lose of iht'se two vessels is serious, it has nol changed the tormiuatlon of the Allies to take Con- stantinople. The Queen and the Prince George been sent lo take their places, and yesterday's dispatch- es-lef I of renewed bombardment and the landing deforces in Gulllnoli. EWING REPUDIATES CANDIDA! EKREMAR ieen curried on with feverish activity, indicating the fear that invasion is imminent. The eiisUrn ponion of the cit- oi" Povererlo, in Tyrol, has been razed to the ground, and the dehris of the dc- i stroyed houses has been used to im- provise fortifications. Field batteries are posted a I every point of vantage. Trees have been ruthlessly ielled everywhere and the region has been I entirely devastated, even where de- Edmonton, March fended by permanent fortifications The opposition has decided to make Heavy guns have beep, mounted at an a-stand on-the budget more particu- s altitude of feet. reference to the hulk' csli- nt the .Instance ot the them solves, the. responsibility H ii read, mi es ead.: .The "dlBpute'l 'liiJners'-'die-' Inhabitants along the frontier are treated as spies. They are watched, the trouble to'the district president of, with. MfiTnSSidSt "CO.W jjr Mr. LOT, Alexandria, mqved. ,'lthat. the speaker .soldiers witn me .oucts or rmcs.. do not. leave..the phairjnor the house go into imtN further and 'detailed particulars arc given uou- trlcl-president, tho president of the kerning the amounts to be voted, local.iinjori affected, and a Mr. Boyle concluded his address to iie'clioscn by them, on- the miners' side; and tho operators' commission- er, the manager of the mine affected, and a third man to be chosen by them, on the operators' side. If this commis- sion fails'to arrive at a settlement, the "Lemleux Act Is called into play as for- merly.--- The miners lield out against the four-year agreement, demanding that the term be reduced to two years. So strenuously did they urge this that the operators reluctantly gave way, and the new agreement wUl expire on March